Pulwama attack not forgotten, leadership will decide on the time, locations to act: Ajit Doval


As more than a month has passed since the Pulwama attack took place, the National Security Adviser Ajit Doval said that country has not forgotten the Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy and more action will be taken against the militants and those who support them.

Forces personnel near the site of attack in Lethpora area of Awantipora on February 14, 2019

The country has neither forgotten, nor will ever forget the Pulwama terror attack. The leadership will decide on the time and locations to act. Be it against militants or those who support and harbour the them.” India Today quoted as saying while speaking at the 80th CRPF anniversary day.

“Whenever we have meetings and discuss which force to send, how many battalions should be sent and where. We always say send CRPF, it’s a credible force and we can completely trust them. It takes years to achieve such credibility,” said Ajit Doval at the CRPF event in Gurugram on Tuesday.

Doval also paid the tributes and saluted to 49 paramilitary men who were killed in Pulwama attack.”I pay my tributes to the 40 CRPF men who laid their lives in Pulwama,” the report quoted Doval as saying during the event.

On February 14, a bomber used an explosive-laden vehicle and rammed into a CRPF convoy at Lethpora in Awantipora area of south Kashmir, the attack claimed the life of 49 paramilitary men and dozens were left injured.


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